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is putting technology versus copper thieves and right now it appears that technology may be getting the upper hand on this expensive problem. we first mentioned this story on mornings at 2:00. noon at new, we have been talking to local officials about how this tactic is. >> reporter: good afternoon. well to you and me this is just a street lamp but to a thief it could represent a small mint, because underneath this lid is copper wiring worth up to $4 a pound at salvage yards so to protect it city officials poured cement around the box and bolted it shut to keep out thieves. >> if the bolts aren't removed from these boxes, then the thieves can come along and easily just break the lid and access the wires. >> the public works director here in concord showed us one that needs to be sealed. he says the city may also be borrowing an idea from a neighboring city to spoil burglars plans. two years ago, valejox began embedding electronic tracking devises invisible to the naked eye of copper wiring. thefts have since plummetted and for the first time in years, there is no wire missing from city street
francisco citizens initiative for technology and innovation. it's a consortium of companies representing 25,000 employees. >> the hope is we can generate thousands of dollars of resources that will go into direct services to help people on the streets. >> reporter: resources including volunteers, money and even software. >> there is a lot of creative capital that's out. >> reporter: tech company neighborhoodland was on site to encourage the public to use its site to brainstorm solutions. >> people have thought about this issue. it confronts all of us on a day- to-day basis. >> reporter: they hope tech companies will help streamline the process to get services. >> a lot of things are done on paper. paper takes forever. if people could do the sign up now then they could have access to the services sooner. >> reporter: advocates say they hope the tech companies can help clear up backlogs, section 8 and public housing lists and provide jobs for skilled homeless workers. >>> in los angeles county former bell mayor oscar hernandez and four council members were convicted of widespread corruption.
as effective as one where a student is physically in a classroom. >> everybody thinks that technology is going to solve problems provide inexpensive ways to provide education, we don'tty there is any evidence that it can do this. >> the goal of the bill is to offer 50 basic undergraduate sources that students can take online for uc, cal state for community college credit if the student cannot get into those classes oven campus. supporters say this would help students graduate faster. >> >> bomb sniffing dogs determined there was no bomb it at kimball high school in tracey. students were evacuated and then sent home, marking the first bomb threat at a tracey unified school in the past week. two tracey high school students were arrested after two notes were found in a boy's bathroom at that school. . >> unannounced visit. an infant sleeping in a car seat and another sleeping in a high chair. police have reportedly assigned two detectives to interview parents as they kin their investigation. >> efforts to hail a cab in san francisco with a single mobile app. here to tell us how the plan would wor
later on. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. this march, we're kicking things off with the low fat oven roasted chicken $3 six-inch select. it's available all month long as one of our march featured values, the newest way to enjoy subway every day! subway. eat fresh. >>> in denver, colorado, friends of the slain prison chief paid their respects today. [ music playing ] >> police say evan ebel a man polled is a suspect. -- paroled is a suspect. he was killed in texas. investigators confirm the bullets that killed him came from the gun found with evan ebel. after the shoot out. the sheriff's department in texas was trying to determine what his motive was. he was a former gang member. >> one of two teens accused of a shooting death was in court today. a judge said he would be charged
't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> an apparent mechanical malfunction caused a southern california couple's car to end up on a neighbor's roof. the driver says he thinks his brakes failed. the car went airborne and landed on a neighbor's roof. houses in the neighborhood line a steep curvy hillside. firefighters had to use a crane to lift the car off the roof. the good news nobody was seriously hurt. >>> the conflict in sierra was the first agenda item when john kerry made a surprise visit to iraq. kerry is asking the iraqis to stop iran from using iraqi air space to fly weapons and fighters into syria. iran and iraq both claim the flights are only carrying humanitarian aid. kerry said he and iraqi president had a spirited conversation about the conflict. >> anything that supports president asad is problematic. and i made it very clear to the prime minister t
mayor ed lee wants to reshape the south market district in order to keep high technology companies in the bay area. wants to tear down the section of interstate 280 near 16th street. create a 30 acre development featuring housing, commercial businesses and restaurants. bay area cities seem to support the idea because its enticement to keep companies from moving out of the area. >>> silicon valley is facing really fierce competition for high technology jobs. an employment web site lists the five fastest growing metro areas in the country for it jobs. they include st. louis, charlotte, austin, phoenix and detroit. the reasons include according to the study, low cost of living and tax breaks in special programs encouraging businesses to move there. >> it is 7:20. tiger woods is now explaining his decision to share photos of him and new girlfriend lindsay vohn. posted professionally shot photos of the two of them together. woods says it was to devalue any first photos of the couple the paparazzi would have tried to get. the photographers are ruthless and put his children in danger. >>>
to look after it. the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> some patchy low clouds. mostly sunny in the morning. cooler by the coast. increasing high clouds later today leading to rain tomorrow. >>> all right, steve. 7:13. in indiana two people died, their private jet crashed into a house near the south bend regional airport. two other passengers and one other person on the ground was hurt. the plane was flying from tulsa when it hit three houses and got stuck in one of them. >> all of a sudden, sputtering or something and then boom! nothing else. got real quiet. >> investigators say the many plane was having mechanical problems. a jet fuel leak forced several houses to be evacuated. >>> 7:13. today the supreme court plans to take up the issue of whether people should be required to show pro
initiative for technology. that's a group of 500 tech companies representing 25,000 employees. >> the hope is we can generate thousands of dollars of resources that will go into direct services to help people on the streets. >> they hope tech companies will help streamline the process for the homeless to get services. there is currently a backlog for section 8 and public housing lists. >>> two california oil refineries are going off the market. valero has been searching for a buyer for the refineries. the company's ceo says there is little interest due to california's stringent regulations on emissions. the company says it will upgrade the facility. >>> bart is battling pigeons with a lot of money and little success. the agency is spending about $7 million trying to fight the pigeon problem and keep the birds from nesting inside of stations. at this point nothing seems to be working. spike strips have been put down. bart officials say the birds are pretty clever and they've learned to adapt and roost around the stakes. >> i can see them spending some money. $7million may or may not be too
its employees to do. >>> technology and commodity stocks are leaving wall street lower after oracles sharp miss on that and those prices are falling concerned on that, stock there is down 9%, a live look at the big board, the dow down 67, the nasdaq down 27, s&p down 10. >>> the labor department's latest jobless claims report indicates the slow but todayy improvement in the job market continues. 336,000 americans filed for that then, that is up from then but it is fewer than they forecast and still near a 5 year low. >>> employees at one of the nation's biggest drugstore chains must disclose their weights or pay more for health insurance. they say employees must report health information including weight to its insurance carrier our pay an extra 50 dollars a month for that. >> reporter: the million dollar fund, he is the inventor of the blackberry, the fund dubbed quantum valley investments aims to do that. they report one has signed up with the fund and the first products may be out in the next two or three years. >>> the legality of their marriage rests in the highest court in the
this. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> people walking through united plaza got an up close look at art installation aimed at raising awareness to america's plastic waste. the group says many of the 60 billion single use water bottles that are thrown away end up in oceans or in drinking water. >>> the cub weighed in at 11 pounds. they still haven't chosen a name for her yet they call her the cub. the lions den will be open over the weekend for viewing. >>> we're hoping the cal basketball team is feeling frisky tomorrow. >> of course every year it seems like a couple of teams seem to come out of nowhere. peak at the right time. cal hoping this year why not us. winning the opener against unlv. probably not going to be able to pull that off so easily against four seed syracu
that could help it with its maps. they are paying $20 million for wi-fi slam. it's developed technology that can detect a smart phone users indoor location. apple confirms the deal but is not giving anymore details. >>> time is 4:46. let's go to sal. you're fallowing an -- following an injury crash? >> that is right. it's at 98th avenue and international. reported as an auto verses pedestrian. i will put it on a map here. 98th avenue and international. a gad area to avoid. a lot of ac transit buses and just a pretty busy area. there is a lot of response on the way. fire department, medics, and police. 98th avenue at international. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is light westbound and there are no major problems coming in through. if you are driving this morning in san jose northbound 280 traffic does look good getting up to highway 17. it's 4:46 let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. good morning. higher clouds spilling in and patchy low clouds but mostly sunny partly cloudy. a little bit more of an on shore push after a sunny weekend. temperatures today will come do
this expermittal salmon, created by aqua bounty technologies. >> we don't know that this animal is safe to consume. we want better safety assessment for this or any other genetically engineered animals. >> if it gets fda approval, it would be the first genetically approved animal to be sold at u.s. stores. the head of the company says their salmon is safe and he is disappointed stores are refusing to sell it. >> i think it's a really good idea. then because we enjoy salmon, and we have a taste for it, i think it's going to hopefully wake us up to okay, so where is the salmon that we want going to come from? >> the backlash against the idea is a little silly. it's a technology. it's not any more than that. >> reporter: along with the health concerns, critics also think the salmon could pose a risk to wild salmon population. >>> it's the season for seal pups along the california coastline, and marine mammal experts have a simple piece of advice for humans. leave them alone. mother seals leave their pups on beaches while they hunt for food. be workers at the marine mammal center say that is a sure wa
, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man who's accused of carrying out a brazen attack on a crowded nunni bus. the attack happened last weekend on the 14 mission bus at mission street and anandego avenue. the man pushed his way through the crowd aisle, the girl then pushed him and yelled. >>> there is some controversy brewing in silican valley over the firing of a female technology developer over a tweet she sent out. adria richards was fired by e- mail delivery company sandgrid after tweeting about a group of men sunday. she said the men were making offensive sexual comments. richards took a picture of the men and posted it along with their alleged comments. sangrid issued a statement saying richards had a right to stand up for herself but the way she handled it was inappropriate. >>> apple users
back against copper thieves with new technology. thieves may have stolen from light poles and in the past few years they may make hundreds of dollars at recycling centers but it costs thousands to repair the damage. they are tracking where it came from and they can tell an online tracking area will get paid. >>> the petition is on causes.com and it tells larry, do not leave the city holding the bill. fundraising is expected to fall short of the millions needed to put on the yacht race. it petition is pulling through and only 1,300 people have signed it so far. >>> thezy wants to we move several for bicyclists and they plan to meet to voice their concerns and some are are aring changes and the changes would not go into effect until 2015. >>> 5:05 is the time, sal, are you keeping an eye on traffic? >> yes, getting up to highway 17 with no major problems on your way to mission end boulevard. and westbound 5080 is getting -- 580 is getting busier coming off the pass. let's go to steve. >>> increasing clouds, cloudy with rain developing tuesday and we will hold onto that wedne
pounds. >>> bay area cities are using new technology to fight copper thieves. they are stealing it from traffic signals and bart tracks, and they get $400 for the recycling tenters and they are fitting 400 to identify where it is friend and they can get evidence about where that copper is stolen. >>> ellison brought the yacht race to san francisco where it will be held later this year and they have fallen short of their fundraising goal leaving san francisco to pick up the tab. they hope to enlist 5,000 people to help with the costs, 32,000 have signed. >>> according to a new investigation by the bay citizens, the website is reporting they could save millions by eliminating duplicate jobs in merging districts. they are within 20 miles of another district. >>> well the current mayor of new york city may have another billionaire following in his footsteps. the such wants to be in new york and he loves the feeling of electricity when he is in the big apple. >>> you want some electricity, dave, i got some for you. >> give me some electricity. >>> we are looking good and the traffic is movin
are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> the republican party is looking to make big changes a report out today outline it is party's plans. this so called autopsy is calling for the gop to shift its focus. >> reporter: after mitt romney lost last november, party leaders, ordered an autopsy on what went wrong. they released the findings in a report called the growth in opportunity project. >> we need to do a much better job crafting our message to appeal to voters from demographics who have not been voting republican. >> reporter: the report says they need to reach out to minorities especially latino voters who overwhelmingly supported president obama. republicans should tailor their message. >>> the message should be we are going to provide, opportunities, without regard to the color of your skin. >>
. way-there's no way. g this oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. . >>> good morning, mostly cloudy skies. >>> here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are looking at. investigations are happening right now near san jose. it happened 6:45 near woodhaven vend drive. san jose police said they were forced to shoot when a suspect driving a stolen car backed between a police car and stolen car. they may be a step closer to hosting super bowl 50 near the new 49ers stadium and they will agree later tonight to give up millions of dollars in revenue in order to host the big game in 2016. just hours ago, pope frances was officially installed in vatican city. they came through for the installation mass and you can see him here greeting the new pope, he is the first roman catholic pope. he is a among 130 nations at the ceremony. >>
of technology committees for homeless connect. they represent 2 5,000 workers and they will be asked to donate their time, job service training and also money to help the homeless in the city. >>> also today, well-known supermarket chains are trying to help customers feel better about eating the food they sell and they have announced they will not sell a specific type of bioengineered salmon. there is no word that the fda will require special labeling on those fish but the store is saying this will reassure their customers. >>> a serious accident in the downtown loop put a motorcyclist in the hospital. a man broke his leg an elbow but police say the accident is not related to the reason traffic changes. >>> chp is looking into whether an accident happened because of the rain. the federal desk -- fedex truck was left dangling and it is still unclear if there are any injuries. the highways was closed for several -- highway was closed for several hours. >>> in just a few hours they will honor a local sports hero. joe montana will be inducted into the 7th hall of fame. they will host the museum in
'll be right back hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> at the intersection, what are the police telling you about the two victims. >> reporter: we know that the welcome is in critical condition now you can get a better where had of how hectic this street gets, muny runs along here and it's busy. it's dark and that's how it looked last night minus one thing and that's the fog. it was so dense, authorities say you couldn't see across the street. that played a major role in the crash. it happened last night. a pickup truck hit an elderly couple and while the man was okay, his wife rushed to the hospital in critical condition. police say in a noing that they want to remind folks to drive more slowly. >> the fog makes the ground slippery. probably drive 5-10 miles per hour less. be vigilant
-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> this couple from the bay area could be on the verge of making history that supreme court. they are involved in the same- sex marriage case they will be taking up next week. new tonight at 5:00 p.m. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what they are saying about the impact the case is having on their lives. it is not what you might think. >> reporter: that's right. the supreme court takes up proposition 8, same-sex marriage in 5 days and today we talked to the same-sex couple at the center of the lawsuit. >> reporter: they are one of two couples who are plaintiffs in one of the biggest civil rights cases. >> it is exciting, interesting but we feel like we represent many other people and we are humb
. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. . >>> when you race against guys you are bound to have a few you are not crazy about. tony stewart with 12 laps to go and on a restart, he would not let him by. remember that moment, they are on the final lap and they are battling for the lead with hamlin, busch goes up and busch runs away with the first win of the year but there is damage left behind him. take a look, you can see how hamlin hit the wall, got out of the staggered to the car and he was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. he sorted out how he felt about the blocking manpower and pagano -- blocking maneuver and pagano came in 6th. meanwhile they had the first race of the indie car season and j.r. got a little too close to the wall and ended up a little over will powers. hill bra
of persuasion and technology to quince the city council to call on senator diane feinstein. the council voted to pass the kids for kids resolution. the fourth graders tell me they're looking for support from president obama and plan to meet him when they travel to dcf the immigration hearings this spring. >>> the former comcast call center in concord is about to become a call center for the state's health insurance program. the state and contra costa county reached the agreement today. the call center is part of the state's effort to implement the affordable healthcare act by the year 2014. it should bring more than 200 jobs to the area. workers will help enroll people who are eligible for health care coverage. >>> a federal report says one job sector is growing faster. the bureau of labor statistics says green or clean energy jobs grew four times faster than all other combined. in 2011 there were about 3.4 million green jobs. they include many types of jobs including renewable energy and recycling. >>> in news of the world tonight, lawmakers voted overwhelmingly against a plan to seize the b
in the mail. >>> on wall street today, technology stocks helped drive the major indexes down. the dow was office 90 points, or .6%. the nasdaq dropped 32, or about 1%, and closed at 3,222. leading the tech stocks on their decline was oracle, which reported an unexpected drop in 3rd quarter sales. the redwood city based company took a beating with investors with its stock down almost 10% today. analysts say oracle effects other tech stocks disproportionately, because it reports its earnings earlier than most other tech companies. >>> sales force.com has approved a 4 for 1 stock split. the change will take effect on april 3, increasing the number of shares from 400 million, to 1.6 billion. the shares of the software management company closed at a record high on march 1, when sales and profits topped expectations. today, shares of sale force were up 2% in after hours trading. >>> in 90 seconds -- >> hp pavilion is packed, and it's not hockey. we take you inside with march madness in san jose. >> a bay area couple's fight for gay marriage. >> an important struggle. >> they talk to us abou
with the maps. the cupertino company is reportedly paying $25 million for the wi-fi slam. it's technology that can detect a smartphone user's indoor location. apple confirms the deal but is not giving details about how it plans to use the wi-fi slam. >>> the nra tracking efforts by lawmakers to require universal background checks for gun buyers. the nra says the background checks offer a false sense of security because criminals would avoid them by buying guns illegally. but the group, they are launching an ad campaign supporting the checks. last week the senate dropped an assault weapons plan after getting a lot of pressure from the nra. >>> senator dianne feinstein tells the "chronicle" the assault weapons ban is not dead. she says the bill will get a vote on the senate floor and demands that other senators stand up and be accountable. she says we all take tough votes and you live with them. when asked about the political risk for some senators coming up for re-election. >>> 7:48. high tee manned for guns and ammunition is creating jobs. weaponsmakers are scrambling to hire workers many
't you? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> thank you for joining us on this sunday morning. looking toward the east at mt. diablo and the sunrise. another mild day is in the forecast for your sunday. >>> and happening right now we want to take you back out live to the oakland running festival. see all the folks lined upright there they are seconds away from getting the half marathon under way. i think they are on seven, six we are close. they will take off. the marathon already took off. there they go. on their way for a a measly 13 miles. the marathon has gotten under way. there are races taking place today. over 9,000 people are expected to participate. the race will effect traffic throughout that area so you've got to be aware of that. major street closures include broadway, telegr
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